Take this image, of a student in last week’s Rotterdam workshop:
Single flash, off camera, using TTL. Flash fitted with a 1/4″ Honlphoto grid. Aperture/shutter/ISO set to make the background dark.
Not bad, but how about we cut off the distractions on the right? Let’s see:
I think that is a much stronger image. Yes, you can crop off half a face – why not?
Every time you simplify an image, there is a good chance it will become a stronger image.
I am back from Europe, and I drove to and from Montreal yesterday -12 hour in the car – soon, back to longer tips and tricks here on speedlighter!